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[Estimator] Estimator

Posted by: Zolon Tech Staffing < > on September 16, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: San Ramon
State: California
Country: United States

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Duration- 5 months
Title- Senior Pipeline Estimator (known as Senior Target Pricing Analyst) R
esponsibilities: • Provide pipeline project estimates • Provide target price negotiating support within a 6–10 person team, directly with contractors/company representatives (in person) bidding for the project • Research and develop target pricing for ongoing projects, ultimately developing a “bottoms-up” resource loaded estimate detail • Aid and assist with the development of historical data, archival and analysis comparison reports • Assist the price validation team • Provide change order support when needed, during project construction and close-out • Support estimate reporting and reviews • Prepare, review and/or supervise (when delegated) the preparation and presentation of pipeline estimates with minimal supervision • Provide technical direction and support training activities, when delegated • Work with construction and contracts personnel to prepare crew-based estimates assigning labor, equipment and materials to standard pipeline activities to meet project requirements • Provide “means and methods” and constructability analysis during early stages of project design and in project review meetings • Develop conceptual estimates, supporting project organizational and administrative activities • Maintain relationships with project personnel, particularly with individual discipline group leaders and project managers • Prepare and supervise the preparation of cost studies, trend estimates, capital cost estimates, alternatives and estimates in specialized areas • Assist in the overall negotiation of received bids by negotiating target pricing directly with the contractor and project management groups • Review design scope criteria and quantities for completeness and reasonableness; coordinate with project personnel to develop additional estimating bases when information provided is incomplete; establish the conceptual scope of studies when the definition is not available • Prepare basis and assumption documentation • Coordinate pricing structure and/or criteria to be used for the pipeline discipline which meet the objectives of the cost estimate

• Experience in pipeline or mechanical estimating, utility pipeline estimating preferred • 5-7 years of estimating experience with an emphasis on pipeline projects • 4-year degree or equivalent experience • Extensive knowledge and experience in EPC, crew- based estimating practices and methods • Ability to organize, direct, perform, review and present cost estimating products with minimum supervision • Demonstrated ability in pricing negotiation • In-depth knowledge of pipeline construction activities, crew composition, realistic production rates, working restriction, and project schedules; first-hand experience setting up activity based resource loaded estimates; knowledge of estimating indirect costs to support large pipeline projects • Thorough understanding of established cost index, escalation calculations and projections; thorough understanding of cost engineering and estimating industry standards for administrative, supervisory procedures and practices. This position requires specific experience in estimating pipeline installation and/or pipeline upgrade projects. Travel Requirements: • Up to 25% travel to project sites (typically no overnight travel is required) • Site visits include site meetings job walks


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